Used when ordering coffee and you want half regular and half decaffinated.
I'll have a tall half-caf latte on the fly.
In modern times, most people know this word indirectly from Helen Bannerman's "The Story of Little Black Sambo", not directly from slave references as several have incorrectly mentioned here. It is controversial because some people feel it was racially motivated.
"The Story of Little Black Sambo"
Also refers to the Atari 2600, which is the root of almost all video games today--not really Pong like is often reported.
And the ARP 2600.
Got any new 2600 games?
This is the origin of the word as far as I know. Two opposing ramps originally used for BMXers, but now used by snow boarders, roller bladers, skateboards and others. See also quarter pipe.
I heard they're building a new half-pipe down at the park this summer. Let's try it out but I'm not down with wearing all of the armor they are going to require.
used at the end of ya drink order at cha local coffee joint when ya wants it to go
I'll have a double half-caf latte on the fly.
Da CMH! Columbus, OH.
All my friends are back in da 614.